During extreme cold spells with below-zero temperatures, space heaters can be a lifesaver – but they can also cause deadly fires. Find out how to use space heaters safely this winter.
Did you know that nearly one child a month dies after becoming entangled in a window-covering cord? Considered one of the top hidden dangers in the home, accessible window covering cords pose a deadly strangulation hazard to young children nationwide.
There are more than 700 deaths and 100,000 injuries each year involving ATVs, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. By following the safety tips below, hundreds of deaths and thousands of injuries related to ATVs could be prevented.
With the little ones gearing up for another Halloween, parents should be mindful of costume malfunctions and other dangers. Here are some guidelines from a BJC Medical Group physician for a fun, safe holiday.
On average, 38 children die each year of heat stroke as a result of being left in a car unattended. Sadly, 52 percent of these deaths are the result of the child being forgotten by a caregiver. Here are simple steps to avoid tragedy from a BJC Medical Group pediatrician.
Sending or reading a text on the highway is like driving the entire length of a football field blindfolded -- extremely dangerous. Distracted driving is an epidemic on America's roadways.
When those first snowflakes start drifting out of the sky, do your children have their faces up against the window watching in amazement? Then it won't be long before the sleds are out and everyone's bundling up for a trek to the slopes.
Some tips to stay safe during the holiday shopping hustle and bustle.
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